Tag Archives: hives

Moving Beehives a Short Distance

Obstruction over the entrance of the hive

Moving Beehives A Short Distance, here is a method and tips you can use to move a Beehives around your garden or backyard. Continue reading

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Meeting the Barefoot Beekeeper in Wareham forest in Dorset

Phil Chandler inspecting an hTBH

Learning from the “Barefoot Beekeeper”. Nicks account of the recent training he attended at Alpha Farm with Phil Chandler the famous “Barefoot Beekeeper” Continue reading

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Thyme Waits for no Beekeeper – KM056

Thyme waits for no beekeeper

Our latest beekeeping podcast. This week we are talking about Less Invasive Beekeeping, Young Chapie beekeepers and Marijuana sting. Continue reading

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The Beekeeping Season 2014 Is Here – KM053

The Beekeeping Season 2014 Is Here

Well its spring, in this beekeeping podcast we discuss Inspection Tips, a Horrible Whodunit and the five regrets dying people have. Continue reading

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Break? …what break? apiary maintenance, beekeeping supplies

time to get to work

Margaret’s summary of our winter break and pre-bee season preparations.
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Louise The Goat – KM051

Louise - EP51

Episode fifty one of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking about neonicotinoids, Louise, Thieving Mongrels and our break. Continue reading

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How To Move A Beehive

Strap up the hive

How To Move A Beehive – Here are my thoughts about moving beehives. Some tips and tricks for moving them safety.
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4 tips to choose the best beekeeping software

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At my last count there were more than 20 different programs for beekeepers available on the internet. New programs seem to be popping up all the time. How to choose? Continue reading

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infested ! … with Varroa !!

New Drone with 4 Varroa

A Bee Colony is with a Varroa infestation threat discovered by Margaret in routine apiary inspection.
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Has it all just become too much?

Too Much?
A tale of woe and despair, an update on what is happening at kiwimana and what we are doing to fix this issue.
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